The Effect of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on HIV Disease Progression Following Hurricane Katrina
December 8, 2009
After any disaster, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common psychological outcome. The researchers designed the current study to examine the effects of PTSD on disease progression among HIV-positive patients in metropolitan New Orleans, which was hit by Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 28, 2005.
10.2009; Vol. 21; No. 10: P. 1298-1305; Kathleen H. Reilly; Rebecca A. Clark; Norine Schmidt; Charles C. Benight; Patricia Kissinger
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007
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